Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Backup Exec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Backup Exec over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Symantec Backup Exec
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 167 186
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 -1
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 5 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.10% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.85% 1.39% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Scotland median daily rate £175 £160 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +33.33% -20.00%
UK median daily rate £310 £250 £219
% change year-on-year +24.00% +14.29% -27.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Scotland median hourly rate £25.63 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25.00 £12.50 £16.75
90th Percentile £26.88 £21.95 £24.00
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +45.83% -2.70% -4.54%

Backup Exec is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 585 504 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.76% 11.73% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 264 261
Scotland median daily rate £412 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.92% - -0.38%
10th Percentile £250 £215 £155
90th Percentile £575 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £441 £400
% change year-on-year +7.71% +10.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 14
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £35.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +91.89% -11.90%
10th Percentile £20.00 £14.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £41.25 £42.00 £28.20
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.87 £19.03
% change year-on-year -16.13% +9.64% -3.43%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Backup Exec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in Scotland

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Backup Exec in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in Scotland

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in Scotland

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Lanarkshire -2 5 £175 +9.38%
Backup Exec
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Google
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Veeam
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Sophos
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Biometrics
3 3 (60.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Database Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Biometrics
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ACSA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (60.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCENT
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) Google
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Sophos
2 4 (80.00%) Veeam
2 4 (80.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Meru Networks
4 1 (20.00%) EMC